Can you do a day trip from Prague to Auschwitz?

How long does it take to get to Auschwitz from Prague?

It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from Prague to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

Can you book Auschwitz on the day?

All you need to do is to book your entry time for Auschwitz 1 in advance, which between April and October (both inclusive), you can enter before 10 am or after 4 pm. Get your mini bus ticket from the bus station next to the main rail station (Glowny), either on the day or a day or so in advance.

Can you go to Auschwitz without booking?

Can I enter the Museum upon arriving without a pre-booked entry pass? Entrance to the Museum is only possible with a personalized pre-paid entry pass. Reservations can be made at The number of entry passes available is limited.

How many days do you need in Krakow?

We recommend that you spend at least a minimum of 2 days in Krakow, but ideally 3 days if you can spare the extra time. 2 days will give you just enough time to see most of the attractions in Krakow, and give you time for a full day trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial.

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Is there a direct train from Prague to Krakow?

There are 2 direct trains from Prague to Krakow Central each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How long does Auschwitz tour take?

The general tour lasts for three and a half hours as you explore the permanent exhibitions and main camp buildings along with the prisoner barracks, ruined gas chambers and crematoria at Auschwitz II-Birkenau. To travel between the two camps, there’s a free shuttle bus.

How much is a taxi from Krakow old town to Auschwitz?

Taxi fare from Krakow to Auschwitz in Krakow, costs around 16.00 zl.

How much does it cost to go to Auschwitz from Krakow?

Admission to the Auschwitz Museum is free but every person has to reserve their entry cards on the institution’s website or pick them up personally at the Museum. The entry charge is paid only in two cases – one is when the individual visitors choose the services of the Museum guide.